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Program #21305RJ
13 Days | 12 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Start of Program
Jan 13, 2014
The program begins officially on Day 1 at 6:00pm with Orientation followed by dinner at the hotel. Please be sure you book flights that arrive no later than 4:00pm.
You will be staying at the Courtyard by Marriott Miami Airport South Hotel that night.
Location: Miami
Transportation to site: The Courtyard Miami Airport South Hotel offers a complimentary shuttle to/from the Miami airport, which departs the airport every 15 minutes. Upon arrival in Miami, there is no need to call the hotel, as the shuttle circles every 15 minutes on the departure level (2nd level) 5am to 1am daily. Look for the red and white shuttle with the Marriott logo, marked with the Miami Airport Marriott, Courtyard and Residence Inn logos on the side (this information is taken from the hotel website and is subject to change without prior notice).

End of Program
Jan 25, 2014
The program ends on Day 13 upon arrival of the charter flight in Miami. Avoid scheduling connecting flights that depart within 3 hours of the scheduled arrival time.
You will be staying at the Melia Santiago de Cuba the night before.
Location: Santiago de Cuba
Transportation to site: A group transfer from the hotel in Santiago de Cuba to the airport for our return charter flight is scheduled for all participants. The charter flight from Holguin to Miami is currently scheduled to arrive in Miami around 1:00 pm. For those looking to make early flight arrangements, please do not schedule connecting flights within 3 to 3.5 hours of arrival in Miami due to possible delays and airport security. Charter flight times are subject to change, and will be confirmed in the final mailing, which is sent approximately 5 weeks prior to the start of your program. We do not recommend booking connecting flights out of Miami before 5:30 pm.
Type: Hotel

Description: Explore a full range of attractions within minutes of Miami Airport hotel's front door- including Downtown Miami, South Beach, University of Miami, the Miami Beach Convention Center, Coral Gables and countless golf courses. The airport is 10 minutes from the hotel and offers a free shuttle service from the airport to the hotel which runs every half hour. Look for a red colored Marriott shuttle curbside at the "Departure" level.

Contact info:
1201 N.W. Lejeune Rd.
Miami, FL 33126 USA
phone: 305-642-8200
web: www.marriott.com/miaap

Room amenities: AC, hair dryer, cable TV, telephone, free in room high-speed internet

Facility amenities: Business center, pool, fitness center, restaurant on-site, room service

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Contact Road Scholar Travel
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Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Right on the busy Avenida de las Americas, 1 km from the International Hospital and the Convention Center, 1.5 km from the shopping mall, 2 km the historical city center, 11 km distance from the Internation Airport Antonio Maceo, and 25 km distance from the beach.

Contact info:
Avd. de las Américas y Calle M
Santiago de Cuba, 90400 Cuba
phone: +(53) 226 87070
web: www.solmelia.com/hotels/cuba/santiago-de-cuba/melia-santiago-de-cuba/home.htm

Room amenities: Satellite LCD TV with 24 international channels; Wi-Fi Internet access; Telephone; Mini-bar (additional charge); Air conditioning; Hair dryer; Make up mirror.

Facility amenities: Business Center with secretarial services Car rental Tourism bureau Boutique and shop with local art 24-hours medical attention 3 Swimming-pools set in spacious gardens and terraces, one of them for children Daytime and evening entertainment program with dancing lessons, shows, etc. Gym 4 restaurants 2 bars Cafe Laundry service (additional charge) Foreign exchange services 24-Hour room service

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


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12 nights of accommodations
33 meals: 12 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 10 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips
23 Hands-on experiences
4 Performances
2 Flights during the program
Visas: 1(out of 1 required)

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